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Mexico elections center on disgust with corruption, violence
by Christopher Sherman - July 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Mexicans were voting yesterday in a potentially transformative election that could put in power a firebrand vowing to end politics and business as usual in a country weary of spiraling violence and scandal-plagued...
Top Mexico presidential candidate vows to undo school reform
by Christopher Sherman - June 25, 2018 - 2:00am
It was a signature achievement by the government that took over Mexico five years ago: educational reforms aimed at improving schools, rooting out incompetent teachers and breaking the grip of unions on hiring and...
Migrant caravan, raising concerns in US, halts in Mexico
by Christopher Sherman - April 4, 2018 - 2:38am
The caravan of Central American migrants that angered US President Donald Trump was sidelined at a sports field in southern Mexico with no means of reaching the border even as Trump tweeted another threat to Mexico...
Honduran opposition challenges election results at deadline
by Christopher Sherman - December 9, 2017 - 9:14pm
The challenger in Honduras' still unresolved presidential election has filed a challenge to the Nov. 26 contest that seeks to annul the results and requests a recount.
Aftershocks slow relief work in quake-damaged Mexican town
by Christopher Sherman - September 10, 2017 - 6:11pm
Government cargo planes flew in supplies and troops began distributing boxes of food to jittery survivors of an earthquake that destroyed a large part of Juchitan and killed at least 37 people here — more than...
Deadly quake, Hurricane Katia a one-two punch for Mexico
by Christopher Sherman - September 9, 2017 - 6:05pm
One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to hit Mexico was followed by a Gulf coast hurricane, dealing a one-two punch to the country, killing at least 61 people as workers scrambled to respond to the twin national...
Mexican drug lord's final hiding place was in plain sight
by Christopher Sherman - January 10, 2016 - 2:12pm
The house where Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman last sought refuge was not out of the way or out of the ordinary.
Megastorm Patricia inflicts little damage on Mexican coast
by Christopher Sherman - October 24, 2015 - 7:15pm
 Only a day after menacing Mexico as one of history's strongest storms, Hurricane Patricia left surprisingly little damage in its wake Saturday and quickly dissipated into an ordinary low-pressure system...
Mega-storm Patricia drenches Mexico as it weakens
by Christopher Sherman - October 24, 2015 - 4:11am
Hurricane Patricia pushed rapidly inland over mountainous western Mexico early Saturday, weakening from its record-breaking strength but still powerful as it dumped torrential rains that authorities warned...
Patricia slams Mexico Pacific Coast as Category 5 hurricane
by Christopher Sherman - October 23, 2015 - 7:27pm
Hurricane Patricia roared onshore in southwestern Mexico on Friday evening, bringing lashing rains, surging seas and cyclonic winds with what forecasters called a potential to cause "catastrophic" damage.
Mexico's Pacific Coast braces for monster Hurricane Patricia
by Christopher Sherman - October 23, 2015 - 4:19am
Residents of a stretch of Mexico's Pacific Coast dotted with resorts and fishing villages boarded up homes and bought supplies ahead of Friday's arrival of Hurricane Patricia, a monster Category 5 storm that forecasters...
Fil-Am journalist released by US border patrol
by Christopher Sherman - July 16, 2014 - 7:56am
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, a Philippines-born immigration activist who has lived in the U.S. illegally since he was a child, was released by U.S. Border Patrol agents on Tuesday after...
Obama to seek $2 billion for border control
by Christopher Sherman - June 29, 2014 - 5:00pm
President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the US through the Rio Grande Valley area of Texas and ask for new powers to deal with returning immigrant...
Suit: Fire risk known before Carnival ship sailed
by Christopher Sherman - December 20, 2013 - 5:00am
Carnival Cruise Lines knew about the risk of leaks from engine fuel hoses and recommended taking precautions on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph that later caught on fire at sea, according to court documents.
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